Nino Schurter’s SCOTT Spark RC World Cup Silverfish

Nino Schurter’s SCOTT Spark RC World Cup Silverfish

Nino Schurter’s personal mechanic, Yanick Gyger and Red Bull content pool talk through Nino Schurter’s SCOTT Spark World Cup bike, a customized SCOTT Spark RC 900 Carbon HMX SL with a full SRAM Eagle AXS Group.

Nino Schurter's Scott Spark Silverfish
Nino’s bikes are some of the most anticipated and is customized bikes of the season. Usually during the year we’ll see two to three custom designs.
Syncros Silverfish Bar
Nino Schurter’s SCOTT Spark Silverfish features a Syncros bar to match.
Nino Schurter Scott Silverfish with Rockshox Nude Fork
With XCO courses getting more technical in recent times, the focus has moved away from hardtail race bikes. Now, a full-suspension set-up with lockout is of utmost importance.
SRAM Eagle AXS Drivetrain
Pivot point on the SCOTT Spark sits just above the bottom bracket.
Nino Schurter Scott Silverfish
SRAM’s XX1 Eagle AXS wireless electronic shifting provides pinpoint accurate gear shifts and marginal gains through the range of 12 gears.
Custom Maxxis Aspen 29x2.40 tires
Another recent and significant morphing of technology in XCO is found at the wheels. Wider rims and tyres are now commonplace, helping with rolling speed and control over rough and technical terrain.

Nino Schurter’s Scott Spark Silverish

  • Frame: SCOTT Spark RC 900 Carbon HMX SL Custom
  • Remote: SCOTT TwinLoc suspension system with three ride modes
  • Fork: RockShox SID Ultimate Carbon RLC3 110mm
  • Shock: RockShox Nude RLC3 120mm
  • Crankset: SRAM XX1 Eagle Dub SL 175mm with 38t chainring
  • Cassette: SRAM XG-1299 Eagle 10-50
  • Derailleur: SRAM XX1 Eagle AXS
  • Shifter: SRAM XX1 Eagle AXS
  • Wheels: DT Swiss XMC 1200 spline carbon (30mm) 29”
  • Brakes: SRAM Level Ultimate BlackBox with 160mm rotors front and rear
  • Tires: Maxxis Aspen 29×2.40 170tpi Exo/Tr with OKO Magic Milk Hi- Fibre sealant
  • Bar/stem: Syncros Fraser LC SL Nino special edition 95mm/-30°/680mm
  • Grips: Syncros Foam
  • Pedals: Ritchey WCS V6
  • Seatpost: Syncros Duncan 1.0 Carbon SL 10mm offset
  • Seat: Syncros Tofino 1.0 Regular 130mm

Notes: bars, tires, pedals with stronger springs, custom BlackBox fork damper are custom-made for Nino, Axxios patches for vibration limitation.

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